The following sections provide useful information about the tourism's important and sizeable contribution to Victoria's economy.

Value of tourism in Victoria

The  Value of Tourism to Victoria 2020-21 (PDF 367.45 KB)PDF icon provides top-line information on the economic impact of the sector to the state.

The  Economic Contribution of Tourism in Victoria 2020-21 (PDF 933.41 KB)PDF icon provides insight into the value of tourism to the state's economy in terms of Gross State Product (GSP), Gross Value Added (GVA), and includes employment generated by the tourism sector.

To find out more, visit Tourism Research Australia's website.

Economic importance of tourism in Victoria's regions

Tourism Research Australia has produced Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts (RTSA) for all of Australia’s official tourism regions. RTSA estimate the economic value of tourism to regions in terms of Gross Regional Product (GRP) and employment generated, among other metrics.

Please refer to the TRA website for further detail including excel files and an interactive dashboard for all official tourism regions across Australia.

Number and type of tourism businesses in Victoria

The Victorian tourism business counts June 2021 report (PDF 1408.65 KB)PDF icon provides data on the number of tourism businesses in Victoria and its regions in June 2021. Breakdowns by type and size are also included, as well as comparisons for the period June 2016 to June 2021.

To find out more, visit Tourism Research Australia's website.

Tourism Investment Monitor

The Victorian Tourism Investment Monitor 2021-22 infographic (PDF 130.14 KB)PDF icon is drawn from Tourism Research Australia’s Tourism Investment Monitor 2021-22. It outlines the number and value of significant infrastructure projects worth $20 million or more in the three main sectors of Australia’s tourism industry: Accommodation; Arts, Recreation & Business Services; and Aviation.

To find out more, visit Tourism Research Australia's website.

Economic impact assessment of the Grand Prix

The following reports provide an overview on economic impact of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix and its benefits for Victoria: